Progressive Web Apps The Superpowers of the Web and Native Apps Combined

Free e-book by Google & Awwards on PWAs: We return to take a closer look at Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and how they combine the reach of the web with the device integrations of installed software. In this ebook, Volume 2 in the series, you will learn: The capabilities of Progressive Web Apps Product strategies […]

Run your GitHub Actions locally with act

When you run act it reads in your GitHub Actions from .github/workflows/ and determines the set of actions that need to be run. It uses the Docker API to either pull or build the necessary images, as defined in your workflow files and finally determines the execution path based on the dependencies that were defined. […]

Creating a Pencil Effect in SVG

Using the feTurbulence and feDisplacementMap filters, Scott Turner make his SVG line-drawings look like they’re pencil-on-paper-like drawings: See the Pen SVG Pencil Filter #1 by Scott Turner (@srt19170) on CodePen. Creating a Pencil Effect in SVG → πŸ’‘ If you constantly randomize the turbulence you can create squiggles using SVG or even recreate a heat […]

Pass Data from CSS to JavaScript with CSS Variables

What happens when you combine the fact that part after the : for CSS Custom Properties doesn’t need to be valid CSS with window.getComputedStyle()? You get a way of passing data – including Arrays, Objects, and even JSON – from CSS to JavaScript. Psst… Hey kid… Did you know you can pass data from your […]

Webmentions on a static site with GitHub Actions

Sebastian his website supports Webmentions. To show these on his website he used a tad of JS to display them underneath each page. Not being 100% happy with that flow, he sought a better way to implement these … After some tinkering, I came up with an alternative: a cron-based GitHub Action that queries webmention.io […]